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Louisville’s unique brand of Southern hospitality, one-of-a kind attractions, Urban Bourbon Experience, rich culinary scene, convenience and affordability make it a world class destination for any meeting or event. Your attendees will love our restaurant and bar scene, the thrill of visiting Churchill Downs, Museum Row (with the likes of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and Muhammad Ali Center) and distillery tours. In no other city will you find the welcome you’ll receive in Louisville – from the Louisville Tourism staff to the friendly faces of the front-line staff and locals of this vibrant city.

2 Convention Centers
Kentucky Exposition Center adjacent to the airport and Kentucky International Convention Center downtown

20,890 Hotel Rooms

With 6,000+ downtown

10 Distilleries

Comprise the Urban Bourbon Experience

2,500 Restaurants

With 130 downtown

7 Miles from the airport

From baggage claim to downtown in a matter of minutes

60% People within a day’s drive

Louisville is easy to get to, and hard to leave

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